Solid/Liquid Separation - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781856174206, 9780080551289

Solid/Liquid Separation

1st Edition

Scale-up of Industrial Equipment

Authors: Stephen Tarleton Richard Wakeman
Hardcover ISBN: 9781856174206
eBook ISBN: 9780080551289
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 6th December 2005
Page Count: 454
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Description

This book identifies test procedures used within sectors of the solid/liquid separation equipment industry, providing practical explanations for test data and their uses when faced with a new application to assess. With a strong practical emphasis, this book is ideal for use as a reference text for engineers concerned with applications evaluation of equipment or its scale-up.

This book forms part of a five-volume set on all aspects of filtration and separation processes. One other volume is currently available from the set: Wakeman & Tarleton: Solid/Liquid Separation: Principles of Industrial Filtration.

This book...

Provides guidance on how to tackle practical solid/liquid separation problems in an industrial setting

Shows how to plan, conduct and interpret experiments

Details test procedures, types of tests and how to interpret results when assessing a new application

Strong emphasis on current industrial practice

Provides a practical account which will help lead to the best use of appropriate equipment yielding optimal results

Key Features

·Provides guidance on how to tackle practical solid/liquid separation problems in an industrial setting

·Shows how to plan, conduct and interpret experiments

·Details test procedures, types of tests and how to interpret results when assessing a new application

·Strong emphasis on current industrial practice

·Provides a practical account which will help lead to the best use of appropriate equipment yielding optimal results

Readership

Plant and process engineers, project design and equipment engineers, contractors, consultants, operations managers, chemical engineers.

Table of Contents

Chemical Pretreatment (M. Pearse & D. Lilley); Deep Bed Filters (N. Graham & C. Fitzpatrick; Cartridge Filters (T. Towler); Batch (Pressure) Filters (I. Townsend & J. Palmer); Continuous (Vacuum) Filters (A. Walker); Sedimenting Centrifuges (W. Leung); Filtering Centrifuges (C. Grimwood); Micr- and Ultra- Filters (T. Lilley).

Details

No. of pages:
454
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080551289
Hardcover ISBN:
9781856174206

About the Author

Stephen Tarleton

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, Loughborough University, UK

Richard Wakeman

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemical Engineering, Loughborough University, Leics, UK